Oscar Doyle Crook, 68, of Santaquin, beloved husband, father, grandfather, died April 26, 1992, at Mountain View Hospital, Payson, Utah, of heart failure.
He was born December 11, 1923, at Santaquin, Utah, a son of Oscar Frederick and Ida Fay Patten Crook. He married Idonna Walker, September 14, 1946, in Santaquin. The marriage was later solemnized in Saint George LDS Temple.He retired from Nebo School District after 28 years of service. He was Bishop of Santaquin 2nd Ward for eight years. He served in stake and ward positions. He was mayor of Santaquin for eight years. In 1974 he received the Distinguished Service Award from Utah County Council Government; 1975 Citizen of the Year recipient from the Utah County Council of Government. He was United States Army Veteran, serving in World War II in the South Pacific. Former commander and adjutant of the Santaquin American Legion Post 84, and a member for 38 years.